January 1, 2006 Subject:
(is not directed by David Lynch)
Rather amusingly narrated tale about the building of the Panama Canal. You see, there were 2 types of workers.. the white ones and the narrative ones! The narrator boldly stated, but doesnt say WHY he had to say it, because he doesnt mention anything about it afterwards. Although he gives a very nice verbal history, its also quite funny how he fails to mention the dramatic death tolls of the building. Especially with the landslides. They mention the slides, just not the casualties. As for the images, theyre actually quite great! I mean, how many times have you seen the canal without water? Mind you, its like a big ditch, but oh well. Its still interesting.
October 29, 2003 Subject:
construction of the canal
the film consists of excellrnt b/w historical film with a very informative sound commentary..note..the film is incomplete but still is an epic